Shruti Kothari

Director, Strategic Engagement

Shruti leads Strategic Engagement for Kaiser Permanente Ventures. In this capacity she advances innovation that benefits members and operations, and meets core business needs. Prior to joining KP Ventures, Shruti served as the Director of New Market Launch for Honor, supporting the startup’s growth from stealth mode to delivering care in several marketplaces.

Previously, Shruti was the national lead for KP home health, home-based palliative care, and hospice care experience strategy and improvement. She developed and managed a care experience program that impacted over 1 million patient visits a year. Her quality improvement work yielded significant HHCAHPS outcome improvement, and has been featured in published case studies and national conferences. Shruti began her career as a health educator and community mobilizer – In this capacity, she has worked for the American Cancer Society, Stanford Health Care, UC Berkeley, and Kaiser Permanente. She is also an Advisor for Endwell and the Family Caregiver Alliance.

Shruti holds a BA in Sociology and Communications from UCLA and a Masters of Public Health from UC Berkeley. She was a HCA Corris Boyd Scholar.

BY THE NUMBERS
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Homes of Kaiser Permanente Members visited when Shruti was the national care experience lead for home care and hospice
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Countries and 27 cities Shruti has backpacked through solo
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Portfolio companies Shruti supports

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